Petigurus nero Billings 1865 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Proetida - Bathyuridae

Alternative combination: Bathyurus nero

Belongs to Petigurus according to R. A. Fortey and D. L. Bruton 2013

See also Whittington 1953

Sister taxa: Petigurus cullisoni, Petigurus cybele, Petigurus groenlandicus, Petigurus inexpectatus

Type specimen: GSC 750 (lectotype), a cephalothorax (glabella only)

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder


• Arenig of Greenland (1 collection)

• Ordovician of Canada (29: Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador), Norway (1)

• Skullrockian of Canada (1: Newfoundland)

Total: 32 collections each including a single occurrence

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